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Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Recognizes Students At Virtual Banquet
Apr29

Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Recognizes Students At Virtual Banquet

The Como-Pickton FFA Chapter may not have all been able to gather together in the same building Tuesday night, but that didn’t stop them from holding their annual FFA Banquet. The CP FFA Chapter, working remotely put together a “virtual” banquet members could view online Tuesday night, April 28, on the chapter Facebook page to recognize and honor outstanding students. Kara Tifft, Presley Cummins Among only 60...

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Como-Pickton CISD To Be Closed Until At Least April 10
Mar19

Como-Pickton CISD To Be Closed Until At Least April 10

Meals Available For Children, Prom Cancelled, Graduation Still On Como-Pickton CISD Thursday afternoon made several announcements Thursday afternoon, including extending closure of schools to April 10, the availability of meals for children, prom, high school and eighth grade graduations. School Closure, Instruction Due to the ever increasing spread of COVID-19 in Texas, the closure of Como-Pickton schools has now been extended beyond...

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Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 1
Apr20

Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees Candidate Profiles, Part 1

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 4 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will have plenty of candidates to choose from when casting ballots in the school board election. Seven candidates have filed, seeking candidacy for one of four full-term at-large seats on the school board; they include D.J. Carr, JJ Cummings, James R. “Jim” Murray,...

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Como-Pickton FFA, Jr. FFA Students Win at 4-States Fair
Sep19

Como-Pickton FFA, Jr. FFA Students Win at 4-States Fair

From a report from Como-Pickton ISD Ag teacher Michael Bowen: Several of the 200 students in FFA and Jr. FFA programs at Como-Pickton ISD showed livestock projects at the 4-States Fair in Texarkana, Arkansas last weekend, and brought home honors! Later in September, the Dairy Cattle team will head to the East Texas Livestock Show. Sudents showing Dairy Cattle will be Senior Miss Presley Cummings, Alex Holcomb, Miss Baylee Bowen,...

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CPJH Academic Awards Announced
May19

CPJH Academic Awards Announced

Baxley, Monk Named Top 8th Graders While Como-Pickton Junior High was unable to host the 8th grade awards program scheduled earlier in the year to take place on May 18, school administrators and staff still recognized students accomplishments. CPJH Principal Cassie Bland announced this year’s CPJH Academic Awards recipients, including Top 10, perfect attendance and Honor Roll award recipients Monday. Top 10 Earning top honors as...

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News From County Schools
Mar07

News From County Schools

There’s always a lot happening with the students in school districts across Hopkins County. Here are a few news items involving the students. The Lady Eagles of Como-Pickton CISD ended their basketball season 3rd in District. The Symphonic Band earned a 2nd Division rating in Stage and Sight Reading. And on March 28, the one-act play cast and crew will advance to the Bi-District contest at PJC. Spring Break at Como-Pickton is...

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A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!
May22

A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!

The staff of KSST, Channel 18 TV and ksstradio.com salute the hard work and commitment to excellence that graduates of the area schools have shown as they prepare for their big day, graduation. It is our privilege to congratulate them and wish them unlimited success!   There are 50 senior classmen who will receive diplomas at Como-Pickton High School graduation in the Eagles’ Heflin Field on Friday May 25 at 7:30pm. (in...

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NETLA Buyers Luncheon Hosted By FFA, 4H at First Baptist Church
Feb23

NETLA Buyers Luncheon Hosted By FFA, 4H at First Baptist Church

L to R, FFA Youth Cannon Gibson, Aaron Stanley, Josh Couch, Rachel Stanley and Mollie Gibbins About two dozen Hopkins County FFA and 4H Youth hosted potential buyers on Thursday February 23 for a prime rib lunch in the dining room of First Baptist Church. The youth helped seat and serve the diners, refilled glasses and made sure their guests got their fill including desserts. Several Hopkins County clubs were represented including...

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Miller Grove News
May27

Miller Grove News

by Brandon Darrow I’m making up for lost time this week.  Since I didn’t have time to write a news column last week I have quite a bit to report this go-round. First I would like to pass along my condolences to the Plunk family of Miller Grove.  Bobby Neal Plunk passed away May 11, 2016.  He was born Apr. 1, 1936, in Emory.  He was the son of Horace Cleo Plunk and Evelyn Plunk.  He married Mollie Lindsey in 1998 in Miller Grove.  He...

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Business History Month: Brumley’s Uniform
Mar01

Business History Month: Brumley’s Uniform

Brumley’s Uniforms originated in Pickton, Texas. Brumley’s was founded by Lois Brumley in 1970. Lois was a dairywoman for 30 years before she began working at a local hospital where she saw a need for a uniform store for nurses and other medical personnel in the community. She first began making each uniform in her home and soon the demand became overwhelming. She then began to order uniforms to keep up with supply and...

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